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Eclipse receives STCs for auto throttle, brakes

Posted on February 13th, 2014 by

Eclipse Aerospace has received Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for both the auto throttle and anti-skid brake (ASB) systems for the Eclipse 550 twin-engine jet. Continue Reading →

Rans

RANS S-20LS Raven now available

Posted on February 12th, 2014 by

The S-20 Raven from RANS debuted at the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo last month. According to company officials, “After many requests for both the kit and our ready-to-fly model of the S-20 – we’ve streamlined the ordering for this up... Continue Reading →

Kodiak

Quest delivers first Kodiak to Brazil

Posted on February 11th, 2014 by

Quest Aircraft Co. has appointed Quest Aircraft Do Brasil as the Kodiak dealer for Brazil. The first Brazilian Kodiak was delivered to them last week and the aircraft is currently on a demonstration tour to prospective customers. Continue Reading →

CirrusSR22T

Hartzell, Cirrus extend agreement

Posted on February 11th, 2014 by

Hartzell Propeller and Cirrus Aircraft have entered into a five-year extension of an exclusive supplier agreement to provide propeller systems and governors for all of Cirrus Aircraft’s new prop-driven airplanes. Continue Reading →

MooneyAcclaim

Mooney production to relaunch Feb. 26

Posted on February 10th, 2014 by

KERRVILLE, Texas — Production on the first Mooney airplane to be built since 2009 is set to begin Feb. 26. Continue Reading →

Carter Aviation breaks five records in four days

Posted on February 8th, 2014 by

WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Over the course of four days in January, Carter Aviation Technologies‘ Personal Air Vehicle prototype broke five of its own records. Continue Reading →

Blackhawk

Higher horsepower upgrade for Caravan floatplanes approved

Posted on February 7th, 2014 by

Blackhawk Modifications of Waco, Texas, and Wipaire, Inc. of South St. Paul, Minn.,  have received FAA approval of the Blackhawk XP42A engine upgrade for Cessna Model 208 and 208A Caravans on Wipline floats. Continue Reading →

Sam A2A shooting

Pilot Report: SAM LS

Posted on February 6th, 2014 by

SAM LS Designer Thierry Zibi and I met at Sandpiper Aviation at Meacham Airport in Fort Worth during October’s AOPA Summit. We chatted for about an hour prior to climbing aboard the tandem two-seater — named for Zibi’s son —... Continue Reading →

Sam A2A shooting

SAM LS takes off

Posted on February 5th, 2014 by

“Wow! What….is…that?” That was the most common reaction when people first set eyes on the SAM LS  Continue Reading →

sportcruiser

Czech Sport Aircraft delivers 500th aircraft

Posted on February 4th, 2014 by

Czech Sport Aircraft reports the delivery of the 500th aircraft from the company’s facility in Kunovice. Continue Reading →